Gilligan's Island Sets Sail for Big Screen

Michael Cera may be Gilligan, but what about the rest?
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 3, 2010 11:13 AM CST
Gilligan's Island Sets Sail for Big Screen
Michael Cera is a possibility to play Gilligan.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

(Newser) – More than 40 years later, Gilligan’s Island is coming to the big screen. Warner Bros. and Atlas Entertainment have begun development on the film, Variety reports, adding that they plan to update the familiar premise. No cast has been announced, other than the possibility of Michael Cera as Gilligan, so the New York Times offers a few suggestions:

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  • The Skipper: Nick Offerman of Parks and Recreation
  • Mary Ann: Zooey Deschanel
  • Ginger: Christina Hendricks of Mad Men
  • The Professor: Robert Downey Jr. or James Spader
  • Thurston Howell III: Michael Clarke Duncan
  • Lovey Howell: Jennifer Lopez

(Read more Gilligan's Island stories.)

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